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In advance of International Guitar Night at the Port Theatre, Samantha explores the many different facets of acoustic guitar music with local professional musicians Duncan Symonds and Doug Dodds. Songs that are played include Duncan's Under the Umbrella Tree, from his new album Bloom, and Joelle Rabu's recording of Pasion, for which she wrote the words and Doug composed and arranged the music. There's also a clip from Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo's Lamentos do Morro. Mr. Figueiredo will...
Topics: international guitar night, guitar, port theatre, nanaimo, vancouver island, chly, changes-show,...
Darby, Jason and Stephen are the crew on this episode. Jason interviews Shirley Stright about ALTRUSA's 50th anniversary working with VIRL customers and Darby interviews Albert Ruel from the Canadian Council of the Blind about Get Together with Technology. Stephen plays a recorded interview with author Julie Chadwick about her book "The Man who Carried Cash" about musician Johnny Cash and Darby and Stephen talk about the BCLA's keynote speaker Khelsilem.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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Elder Randy Fred returns to LotR to talk about his Reconciliation project "Dreams and Realities". Local Nanaimo author Alfred "Al" Cool talks about his latest book "The Haida Gwaii Detour: a Discovery Novel". Librarian Jonathon talks to Lara about GeekCon and the crew recommends reads and plays a few tunes.
Topics: jason, darby, lara, jonathon, changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on...
All bro show this time out. Librarians Jason, Stephen and Lee interview three different male authors. Nanaimo author Brian Harvey was live in the studio to discuss his new book "Sea Trial: Sailing After My Father". Jason interviews lawyer, homeless shelter director and author Ryan Dowd about working with homeless individuals and touring with Emilio Estevez to promote the movie "The Public". Lee interviews Bookfest author Jordan Stratford.
Topics: change-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver island...
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In this episode Emily Orr shares a host of information about wearable technology at the Olympics and what it can imply for regular people who'll be adopting it in the years to come. We also have Jonathon Bigelow talking about the inaugural GeekCon being held at the Nanaimo Harbourfront library and Patrick and Justin bookfight a pair of novels challenging a rational way of looking at the world.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, geekcon, salman rushdie, don delillo, olympics,...
Lara interviews Amy Dawley about gender neutral bathrooms, Darby interviews VIRL's Divisional Manager of Communications David Carson on the new strategic plan (and about being an LotR fanboy) and Jason interviews Kaylea Prime about cultural litkits. Stephen plays music composed and played by librarians and Jason, Darby and Lara each talk about their favourite books from the CBC Best Books List. The whole crew talks discusses Elizabeth Renzetti's article "As 2016 crashed in...
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, david carson,...
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Dr. Gerry Fewster talks with Lynn Wytenbroek about better ways to see children and to care for them, as revealed in his book, Don't Let Your Kids Be Normal. Proceeds from book sales go to Raffi's Centre for Child Honouring.
Topics: chly, changes-show, childcare, nanaimo, vancouver island, psychology, gerry fewster, child-rearing,...
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In this episode Jen Seper talks about forgiving fines for Welcome Back Week, Emily and Justin read some spooky tales and Lara Wright shares some music. It's also Justin and Emily's final Librarians on the Radio, but I promise no one cried. Music in this episode: Frazey Ford - September Fields Anais Mitchell and Greg Brown - Why We Build the Wall The Weakerthans - Our Retired Explorer
Topics: chly, changes-show, virl, librarians on the radio, lotr, neil gaiman, coraline, ghosts, frazey...
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J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr bring you science nonfictional (mostly) tales of the sea, reading material by Annalee Newitz , Michael Bright , Joe Schwarcz and Darwyn Cooke . There's some Moby Dick in there too.
Topics: science, nanaimo, changes-show, lotr, librarianautica, chly, annalee newitz, michael bright, joe...
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Our back to school 2016 episode is all about learning outside the classroom. Vancouver Island Regional Library members now have access to the elearning resource Lynda.com and Emily Orr is here talking about what it means for you. We also chat with Darby Love and the Island Stitchery Guild about some upcoming events in Nanaimo. We close it out with Patrick Siebold and Justin Unrau debating (in lively fashion) the results of reading authors we assume we don't like.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, island stitchery guild, statistics canada, federal politics, canada,...
Lara, Jason, Stephen and special cohost Lee deliver the last LotR episode of 2018. Pre-recorded holiday stories by Lee, Lara and Darby and Christmas music by Elvis, Django Reinhardt, Bing Crosby and Small Town Titans. The crew also plays a compilation of LotR highlights from the last year.  
Topics: change-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver island...
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Join Marjorie as she delves into the experiences of two Canada World Youth participants: Jeni Riani Wile from Kalimantan, Indonesia and Caelhan Wood from Ottawa. Two supervisors were there as well: Aditya (Adit) S. Retraubun from Ambon, Maluku Province, Indonesia, and Simon Schachner from Nanaimo. Simon is known to CHLY listeners as a former program host. The group had just completed working with a number of non-profit organizations in Nanaimo and were preparing to present a couple of events...
Topics: canada world youth, nanaimo, chly, changes-show, vancouver island, indonesia, pulau kelapa,...
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Jordan Ellis joins Suzanne once again for further exploration of positive changes in the way Canada could be governed if the voting system were to change to a form of Proportional Representation. The type of Pro Rep would be designed specifically to suit Canadians. In advance of an event planned by local members of Fair Vote Canada for May 6, 2015 - http://www.fairvote.ca/ - Jordan explains what Fair Vote hopes to accomplish now and in the next four years. Two earlier shows are mentioned: one...
Topics: c51, canada, politics, nanaimo, chly, changes-show, vancouver island, jordan ellis, democracy,...
Lara, Darby, Stephen and Luke talk about different types of nerdiness and recommended reads. Lara interviews young adult authors and sisters Kate and Leah Rooper about their books. Darby talks square dance calling training, Luke talks about 3D printing Poke balls and everyone gives their recommended summer reads. Oh and a bunch of cool music too!
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
The LotR crew talks Canadian Library Month/I Love my Library Month/VIRL's LGBTQ2+ inclusivity campaign. Librarian Lee interviews librarian Luke about the Harbourfront and Cowichan branches Drag Queen Story hours. Lara plays a recorded interview with Dr. Kristy about influenza and influenza vaccines and Darby interviews Sheila about Teen Advisory groups at the library. And of course... the crew discusses their recommended reads.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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Marjorie Stewart talks with Eva Manly, who will be on the Women's Boat to Gaza . The purpose of this non-violent solidarity action, which involves participants from a number of countries, is to keep public attention on the plight of the population in Gaza. After this show was broadcast on September 6, 2016, one of the boats unexpectedly developed engine problems, and fundraising was underway to replace it. FMI: see Eva's Facebook page.
Topics: gaza, middle east, eva manly, boat, chly, nanaimo, changes-show
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Guy Dauncey has crunched the numbers, and renewable energy really will provide more (and better) jobs than fossil fuels.  He sees solar energy as unstoppable, and the future as brighter than most of us imagine.  In this interview, he talks about a green entrepreneurial cooperative economy, describes the sustainable community that he is helping to develop in Cedar, touches on science and spirituality, and gives a preview of his new book, Journey to the Future:  A Better World is Possible, due...
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, cedar, guy dauncey, future, renewable energy,...
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Join Ben Geselbracht as he gathers information on two projects approved by the BC provincial government. Paul Manly discusses the shipping of contaminated soil from Port Moody to Duke Point and the dumping of that material near Shawnigan Lake's drinking watershed without sufficient protection. Part of the problem is conflict of interest on the part of those providing engineering studies. FMI: http://saveshawniganwater.org/ The Shawnigan Residents Association at http://thesra.ca/ Paul's film,...
Topics: changes-show, nanaimo, bc, shawnigan, walbran, chad henderson, paul manly, forestry, economy,...
The LotR gang is back and ready to kick-off 2018! Lara talks about VIRL's Indigenous Voices initiative, Stephen talks International Clash Day, and the whole crew discusses their book picks, New Years resolutions and favorite podcasts and apps.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Hannah Beach, the founder of the Dandelion Dance Company in Ottawa and one of her students talk about the "Celebrating Girls, Celebrating Community" dance program at the library and the classes' performance at VIU. Stephen talks about his recent trip to Haida Gwaii and the four VIRL branches that support those communities at the northern tip of our service area. The LotRers talk favorite recent reads and play lots of music.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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The LotR crew celebrates National Aboriginal History Month with special guests and music by Indigenous artists. Jason interviews Randy Fred about Contact No Contact, Katie talks about VIRL's Read for Reconciliation initiative and Lara talks about VIRL's Elders in Residence program.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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To celebrate intellectual freedom, in this episode of Librarians on the Radio Jason Kuffler interviews Irvine Welsh (of Trainspotting fame) about the writer's experience of censorship and about his new book. Patrick Siebold and Justin Unrau square off in a "Banned in Guantanamo Bay" Bookfight and Emily Orr is on to discuss the different ways we deal with Freedom to Read when we're talking about ebooks. The extra podcast content mentioned late in the show is available as our first...
Topics: virl, chly, changes-show, librarians on the radio, lotr, vancouver island, nanaimo, irvine welsh,...
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Marjorie talks with Guy Dauncey, author of the inspiring new book, Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible . For more info, including Endnotes documenting ideas that are already happening, see  www.journeytothefuture.ca
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, guy dauncey, books, future
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Librarians on the Radio return and this episode is all about comics and what you can do with words and pictures. Justin Unrau tells tales of his nerd vacation to Toronto, which features an interview with Scott McCloud . Jason Kuffler moderates a live (comic)bookfight with Patrick Siebold with high stakes and a dramatic finish. Emily Orr kicks off a new regular segment called Beeps and Boops on the digital aspects of literary life with a discussion of interactive comics and their possible...
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, librarians on the radio, lotr, comics, tcaf, toronto comic arts...
Stephen and Darby have got this one. Stephen interviews writer and music critic Byron Coley and plays some music that Byron wrote liner notes for. Darby talks to teens who had stories published in Rebel Mountain Press' "In our own Voice" teen writing contest volume 4. Darby and Stephen also discuss their book picks and Stephen geeks out over the library's new music database, Naxos.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
Darby, Lara, Stephen and Jason are back for another jam packed show. Darby interviews VIU librarians Meg Ecclestone and Any Tomlinson about their Wikipedia edit-a-thon and how it ties in to Women's Month. Lara interviews Karin Kronstal, the Social Planner for the City of Nanaimo about the Living History speaker series. The crew talks about Freedom to Read Week and their recommended reads.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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Ian Gartshore of Energy Solutions for Vancouver Island talks with Suzanne about the advances - and cost reductions - in clean energy technologies and the fact that their use is rapidly increasing in many parts of the world. An event was planned for May 7 at Beban Park, to be hosted by the City of Nanaimo, ESVI, and supported by the Regional District of Nanaimo, featuring projects that are currently happening on Gabriola Island and in the Cowichan Valley. A listener suggested a discussion of...
Topics: vancouver island, chly, changes-show, nanaimo, energy, ian gartshore, gabriola island, cowichan...
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In this storytime for grownups show J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read fairy tales from the brothers Grimm, Mark Twain, Stanislaw Lem and more. Most of them are strange and more than a few have a bit of a death predilection. Enjoy! (The incidental music in this episode is Irish Fairy (Remember the Oscar Wilde) by the Underscore Orkestra and Fairy Tale by Plushgoolash .)
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, storytime, lotr, librarianautica, virl, fairytales, mark twain,...
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Justin talks about the joys of creating your own stories using the medium of roleplaying (and other) games, and Emily Orr talks about how the Nanaimo Harbourfront library's new Creativity Commons can help support people's learning and story creation, especially when National Novel Writing Month winds up. It's an introduction to the form with a lot of reference to Greg Stolze 's article How to Play Roleplaying Games plus a couple of actual play podcast excerpts from Role Playing Public Radio...
Topics: nanaimo, lotr, changes-show, librarians on the radio, library, rpgs, games, roleplaying, creativity...
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Jason Kuffler interviews Vancouver Island comic book writer, artist and indie publisher Nevin Arnold as a supplement to our Librarians on the Radio episode about comics Librarians on Panels and Pixels .
Topics: lotr, librarians off the radio, comics, interview, nevin arnold, vancouver island, duncan,...
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John Kimantas is a publisher, writer and explorer. Jason Kuffler interviews him about kayaking the Wild Coast of British Columbia as part of a supplement to our Librarians on the Radio episode about road trips Librarians on the Road
Topics: lotr, librarians off the radio, nanaimo, bc, kayaking, maps, guidebook, interview
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Darby, Stephen and Jason play a few Christmas stories, discuss their favorite Christmas songs, give their recommend reads and share their favorite LotR episodes of the last year.
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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David Fraser and Kim Goldberg launch the Poetry Matters stream on Changes by talking about next year's Cascadia Poetry Festival, which will be held in Nanaimo - and by explaining how bioregionalism and poetry connect. They also talk about events that will happen before then, including the Hazelwood Writers' Festival on August 10 and the monthly Living Room events that will start in late September. For more on the Cascadia Poetry Festival, see cascadiapoetryfestival.org
Topics: changes-show, poetry matters, poetry, chly, nanaimo, living room writers group, cascadia poetry...
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To celebrate Freedom To Read Week 2015, listen to half an hour of librarians from Vancouver Island Regional Library reading from stories people have been told not to. Librarians off the radio is a web expansion to Librarians on the Radio, which runs on CHLY FM in Nanaimo, BC, Canada. The music in this episode is from the Free Music Archive : Railroad's Whiskey Co. is by Jahzzar and is shared under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License . Lullaby is by Lee Rosevere and is shared...
Topics: ftrw, library, virl, vancouver island, orwell, roald dahl, sherman alexie, jk rowling, el james,...
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To close out 2015 J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read some public domain stories including the classic The Gift of the Magi and some Chesterton, Dostoyevsky and Dickens. The Dickens story seems kind of holiday-tangential but it gets there in the end.
Topics: changes-show, lotr, librarianautica, storytime, public domain, holiday, o henry, dostoevsky,...
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In this storytime show for Groundhog Day, J Jack Unrau reads stories about repetition and change and getting stuck in loops and escaping them and Matt Mukai has an essay about beginnings and endings. There are politics and aliens and not-quite-prescient 1950s science fiction.
Topics: groundhog day, repetition, climate change, politics, time loop, lotr, librarianautica, chly,...
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Jason and Darby are left to their own devices on this National Poetry Month edition and luckily they had a lot of prerecorded content. Darby played a number poems being read at her library's recent poetry event. Jason played an interview with B.C. Federation of Writers president Ann Graham Walker about the Spring Writes Festival coming-up in Nanaimo. There is also a bit of music and a plug for the upcoming Book Fest.
Topics: changes show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver...
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We have two BCHL players from the Nanaimo Clippers in studio to talk with Jason Kuffler about what life is like in a league where Smart Hockey is important, and also to chat about the Score With Reading program. Justin Unrau interviews Colleen Nelson about Family Literacy and how it's being made a part of people's every day lives. Patrick Siebold and Justin have a less than bloodthirsty Bookfight and we share a pile of Family Literacy Day activities happening around Vancouver Island before the...
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, library, nanaimo, comox valley, courtenay,...
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Librarians on the Radio celebrate National Poetry Month with one of the most special guest packed shows ever! Lara interviews Nanaimo North practicum student Scott Gailey about his music project You're Me and Jason interviews local hip hop musician Sirreal (aka Matt Duane) about his rap career and his work in schools. Nanaimo's Poet Laureate Tina Biello talks about here duties as Nanaimo's poet, her writing process and about the poetry compilation that commemorated Canada's 150 that she...
Topics: changes show, chly, vancouver island, Beeps and Boops, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio,...
With the departure of Justin and Emily this was the first show with a new cast of Librarians on the Radio. Jason and Lara returned to the show with Darby coming on to host, Stephen provided musical interludes and show veteran Patrick took on special guest Anthony in a non-book fight book fight. Darby talked about the library's Chosen Name initiative and the whole crew did a dramatic reading of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl
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VIU Media Studies students interview local people about changes in arts and culture.
Topics: changes-show, chly, viu, media studies, art, culture
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Join Travis Barrington, our Zero Waste host, and Jan Hastings of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, as they hear from Derek Haarsma of Haarsma Waste Innovations about the special challenges involved in picking up recyclables from apartment buildings, stratas, restaurants, and other customers whose waste is not collected by the City or the Regional District. Are there barriers for a businessperson who wants to do the right thing? FMI: Haarsma Waste Innovations or Nanaimo Recycling Exchange
Topics: derek haarsma, changes-show, nanaimo, recycling, zero waste nanaimo, haarsma, business, vancouver...
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Non-profit Global Village Nanaimo's fair trade store is open for the season. Board member Marjorie Stewart and Operations Manager Joan Hiemstra talk about the way fair trade works, and they mention some of the unusual and beautiful craft items that are available. Watch for events at the store such as olive oil tasting (they explain how it's done): globalvillagenanaimo.com or check them out on Facebook.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, changes-show, vancouver island, fair trade, joan hiemstra, crafts
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Emily Orr and David Christopher from OpenMedia.ca talk about bill C51 and the 2015 federal Canadian election. Other sites mentioned in the interview include the crowdsourced Canada's Privacy Plan , Kill C-51 , and Our Digital Future .
Topics: c51, federal, politics, democracy, lotr, librarians off the radio, openmedia, privacy,...
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Travis went to San Francisco and environs to talk about waste and recycling issues and came back with four interviews.They are with: Deborah Monk from Recology talking about their recycling artist in residence program. Gage Doven from Clean Oceans International Kathryn Kellogg takes a personal approach to Going Zero Waste Etosha Tyrell discussed the way we need to rethink waste and our relationship to consumerism. She also talks about her graphic novel project on the issue. Also, the CHLY fund...
Topics: fund drive, chly, nanaimo, san francisco, california, berkeley, zero waste, deborah monk, recology,...
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Justin interviews Kaylea Prime about all the Star Wars day happenings at the Nanaimo Harbourfront library on May 4, 2016.
Topics: lotr, librarians off the radio, library, star wars, kaylea prime, the force awakens, cosplay,...
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What is it like to work in developing countries, and what's happening in international development? Join Marjorie as she hears from Eileen Stewart about her experiences in Colombia, Guatemala, Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia, and Ghana, working as a Development Program Analyst for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.
Topics: chly, changes-show, eileen stewart, foreign affairs, trade, development, canada, international,...
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This CHLY Fund Drive show brings in examples of the community connections that are a feature of campus/community radio. Suzanne and Marjorie talk with Larry Whaley of Island Roots Market Cooperative about the opening of their winter indoor farmers' market; with Travis Barrington, our Zero Waste host, who gives a recap of the recent international Zero Waste conference held in Nanaimo and the possibilities going forward; and with June Ross and Roblyn Hunter of Progressive Nanaimo, who share their...
Topics: chly, changes-show, zero waste nanaimo, nanaimo, larry whaley, june ross, roblyn hunter,...
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Marjorie is joined by Samaya Oakley, Minister of the Unitarian Fellowship, to explore the meaning of various holiday celebrations, why they happen at this time of year, and why it does no harm to be inclusive. They are joined halfway through the show by Samantha Letourneau from the Port Theatre, who talks about the Winter Harp concert and the Theatre Angels program. Along the way, they mention food, music, lights, giving, and more. Other events coming up include: Blue Christmas, for those who...
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, winter harp, inclusion, samaya oakley, unitarian, holidays
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Vida Turok, the new Manager of the Lantzville Farmers' Market, joins Marjorie to talk about her introduction to food activism, her raw chocolate delicacies, and the farmers' market scene in the mid-Island region. Information is given on the days and times of the various markets.
Topics: vida turok, lantzville, vancouver island, farmers market, chocolate, food, changes-show, chly,...
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In this episode we're catching you up on how librarians spend the summer months. Justin Unrau chats with VIRL librarians Julie Carter, Robin Kelley and Amy Dawley about fun things happening in their libraries, and with Marlene Dergousoff from Saanich Peninsula Literacy about what they've been doing out in the open air down south on the island. Emily Orr talks MOOCs and lifelong learning and Patrick Siebold and Justin bookfight mysteries (with a nerdy bent, go figure)!
Topics: changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, chly, nanaimo, port alberni, sidney, north saanich,...
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Join Marjorie and Suzanne as they have a wide-ranging conversation on issues related to climate change, the COP21 conference in Paris, Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home the encyclical of Pope Francis and whether there is a shift in thinking underway that will save us from disaster.
Topics: changes-show, chly, pope, climate change, encyclical, paris, conference, cop21, laudato si, nanaimo
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Join Marjorie Stewart as she interviews Ryan Peppin, a VIU Media Studies student and one of the organizers of this year’s Nanaimo Global Film Festival, set to take place February 19 – 21 at VIU. They discuss the value of documentaries, the way festivals work, and refer to specific films of particular interest. There are some tips on parking and wheelchair access to the venues as well. For those who saw some of the films at the World Community Film Festival in Courtenay (or were not able to...
Topics: nanaimo, global film festival, film, chly, changes-show, viu
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Marjorie talks with Paul Manly about the many problems with Canada signing the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.
Topics: tpp, changes-show, nanaimo, paul manly, politics, canada, trade
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With apologies for the poor sound quality, Changes explores the current political scene in Canada with Ilan Goldenblatt, spokesperson with New Democrats for Fairness & Transparency. Near the end, there is a brief discussion of the situation in Gaza.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, canada, politics, ndp, ilan goldenblatt, new democrats for fairness...
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As the CHLY fund drive continues, Suzanne is joined by three Changes hosts: Marjorie Stewart, Travis Barrington, and Jason Kuffler, who share their latest news and ideas. For more on their topics, check out http://www.thehappymovie.com/, http://www.postlandfill.org/, and http://virl.bc.ca/ (for updates on services available while the Harbourfront branch of the library is closed for renovations). Two Gold Passes to the Cascadia Poetry Festival (April 30-May 3 in Nanaimo) will be drawn on April...
Topics: changes-show, chly, lotr, fundrive, cascadia poetry festival, library, nanaimo, vancouver island
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Harper or Canada: Can you have both? This discussion from the day before Canada Day takes a look at a number of the issues that are important for this fall's federal election.  First, Diane Babcock explains the reasons behind the wording of her proposed billboard, buttons and t-shirts emblazoned with "Harper or Canada:  You Can't Have Both" her "third party" grassroots, crowd-funded campaign registered with Elections Canada.  Diane is joined by Bill McCallum and Jordan...
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It was raining and we thought it was perfect reading reading weather!  We told you about a bunch of events at your libraries, read to you, recommended a few picture books, talked to a great group called Mind Matters for people with dementia and their caregivers, and played some music too.  Thanks to Bente and Vi from Mind Matters for talking to us all. Recommended books: City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert (adult novel and read to you) Tidy by Emily Gravett (picture book) Love, Z by Jessie...
Topics: Mind Matters, changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl
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Join Celia White, VIU Healthy Communities Coordinator, as she explores the many exciting aspects of VIU's participation in the Campus Food Movement, along with guest Leah Snobelen.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, viu, vancouver island, campus food movement, food, leah snobelen
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Larissa talks to Farmers' Market participants in Nanaimo.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, changes-show, farmers market
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Join Travis as he talks with guest Larissa Coser about the formation of the new group called Zero Waste Nanaimo. They discuss the goals of zero waste and how to get there, and they are joined by three callers who share their ideas - including where in Nanaimo to get coffee that doesn't come in a non-recyclable bag! For more info. on the group, check zerowastenanaimo.ca .
Topics: zero waste nanaimo, nanaimo, changes-show, chly, environment, recycling, larissa coser
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Join students from the VIU Media Studies department to hear their thoughts on our relationships with various aspects of our lives, from food to smart phones and video games. Thanks to their professor, Robin Davies, for facilitating them in putting this show together.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, viu, media studies, relationships, ucluelet, tofino, festivals, parksville,...
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On this Poetry Matters show, David's guest - Richard Osler - shares his thoughts on poetry as healing for both the individual and the world. They talk about the yearning for something transcendent and sublime, and about "poetry of greater concern." They ask, "Do we write because we know, or do we know because we write?" Richard reads from the work of several poets to illustrate the concepts that he and David explore. For more about Richard, see www.recoveringwords.com - and,...
Topics: poetry, nanaimo, bc, vancouver island, chly, changes-show, poetry matters, richard osler,...
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Kim Goldberg, author of The Barefoot Channel: Community Television as a Tool for Social Change (as well as the person who maintains the Changes Facebook page and occasionally serves as a guest host on the show) joins Suzanne during CHLY's spring fund drive to talk about the value of community radio. Excerpts from past Changes interviews illustrate several aspects of the important role that CHLY plays in the community. Although most programming is done by volunteers, CHLY has operating expenses,...
Topics: chly, changes-show, fundrive, nanaimo, vancouver island, interview, clipshow, lotr, poetry matters,...
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Join Travis and his guest, Buddy Boyd of Gibson's Recycling Depot and Zero Waste Canada, as they discuss the pros of local recycling initiatives and the cons of certain current proposals.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, changes-show, zero waste canada, recycling, vancouver island, gibson, bc, buddy boyd
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Ben takes our listeners on a tour of crypto-currency, including Bitcoins.
Topics: changes-show, chly, bitcoins, economics, cryptography, internet
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Marjorie's guest is Samantha Letourneau, Settlement Manager at the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society, also known as the Immigrant Welcome Centre. They discuss the challenges and traumas that refugees have experienced and continue to experience, as well as the successes that are beginning to emerge in Nanaimo. For More Information: www.cvims.org . A related article of interest: What Might Refugees Teach Us?
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American poet Sam Hamill does not shy away from the hard realities of war, poverty, personal loss, and ecological collapse, and he writes about them in a way that is accessible and down to earth. David Fraser plays a number of readings recorded by Hamill in his gritty, engaging voice; then David offers comments. Sam Hamill will deliver the keynote address at the Cascadia Poetry Festival, to be held in Nanaimo April 30 - May 3. See http://cascadiapoetryfestival.org/ for details.
Topics: sam hamill, chly, changes-show, cascadia poetry festival, poetry, poetry matters, ecology, nanaimo,...
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Another Urban Poetry Cafe to celebrate National Poetry Month and Earth Month. Kim Goldberg, Shirley Goldberg, and Leanne McIntosh share poems - some of them eco-poems - that inspire them and provoke thought about our role on Planet Earth.
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This post-election episode talks about the re-opening of the Nanaimo Harbourfront library branch and shares stories of revolutions, robots and revitalization. The music in the episode includes Children of the Cold War by Dan Bern.
Topics: nanaimo, changes-show, chly, virl, library, fundrive, china mieville, cixin liu, heather oneill,...
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Join Marjorie as she and Jane Bryony-Shaw discuss various issues surrounding genetic engineering of seeds (as opposed to traditional plant breeding) and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Topics: jane bryony-shaw, gmo, seeds, genetic engineering, nanaimo, vancouver island, chly, changes-show
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Celia is back this week with Melissa Townsend, VIU's approachable Food Services Manager, to talk about affordable, high quality meal options at VIU. She also mentions ways to access further savings. In addition, there's a mention of the new Farm to Plate program at the Cowichan campus and the farmers' markets launching this week at the Nanaimo campus.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, viu, food, cowichan, melissa townsend
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Join Jason Kuffler as he comments on the latest entertaining "book fight" from Justin and Patrick in Campbell River, finds out about the Vancouver Island Regional Library system's e-resources from Emily Orr, and interviews Manager Stephen R. Warren of the brand new, teen-friendly North Nanaimo branch. He even mentions Culture Days, coming up in late September, as well as the Summer Reading Club wrap parties at several branches. virl.bc.ca chly.ca
Topics: virl, eresources, changes-show, library, lotr, librarians on the radio, nanaimo, bc, canada, chly,...
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In this episode Jason Kuffler interviews the artist for the 2015 BC Summer Reading Club Shayne Letain and Emily Orr follows that up with a Beeps and Boops segment on collections of ebooks for kids. Emily also interviews Bob Blacker from the Write to Read Project , which builds independent libraries in remote First Nations communities in BC. The episode closes out with a bookfight between Jason Kuffler and Campbell River's Emily Mathews all about the romance genre (and subgenres).
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Justin Unrau chats with Micheal Vonn from the BC Civil Liberties Association about privacy, democracy and how fundamental librarians are to it all.
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